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Kansas City man drowns at the Smithville Lake on Friday afternoon

Missouri Highway Patrol
Posted at 5:35 AM, Jul 10, 2021
and last updated 2021-07-10 16:09:59-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo.  — A Kansas City man drowned in Smithville Lake Friday afternoon, after he jumped in to the lake to retrieve a boat.

According to the Missouri Highway Patrol, Timothy Margrave, 72, apparently jumped in the water at the Paradise Point boat ramp at about 3:30 Friday afternoon.

After jumping in to retrieve the boat he never resurfaced.

He was not wearing a safety device.